Shantae, Spelunker & More Now Available via the Nintendo eShop

This week’s new releases on the Nintendo eShop sees a number of platform titles coming to the Nintendo 3DS via the virtual console channel. Game Boy Color classic Shantae and the 8-bit original Spelunker are now available to download, along with a number of brand […]
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This week’s new releases on the Nintendo eShop sees a number of platform titles coming to the Nintendo 3DS via the virtual console channel. Game Boy Color classic Shantae and the 8-bit original Spelunker are now available to download, along with a number of brand new titles.

This week’s bargain has to be Rising Star Games’ Virtue’s Last Reward, an understated adventure/puzzle videogame that is now available to download for just £19.99 GBP. The details on all of these titles and the rest of this week’s new additions to the Nintendo eShop follow below, and Electronic Theatre will keep you updated with all the latest releases on Nintendo’s digital distribution service.

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Title Platform Available on Price Point*
Shantae™
(WayForward)
Nintendo 3DS
(Virtual Console – Game Boy Color)
Nintendo eShop from 18/7/13 €4.99
(£4.49)
Game Description: Take control of Shantae, the hair-whipping   belly dancing Guardian Genie of Scuttle Town. In the adventure   that started it all, Shantae pursues the nefarious lady pirate Risky Boots   through burning deserts, twisting labyrinths and haunted forests in search of   magical components that could mark the end of Sequin Land. Make friends,   battle monsters and take down steam-powered pirates – it’s all in a day’s   work for Shantae!
Spelunker™
(Tozai Games)
Nintendo 3DS
(Virtual Console – NES)
Nintendo eShop from 18/7/13 €3.99
(£3.59)
Game Description: The underground pyramid awaits! Grab your   oxygen tank, bombs and flares and explore uncharted caves in search of the   legendary pyramid and its vast treasures. Swing from ropes and ladders, make   use of mining carts and boats, collect jewels, sacks of money and more as you   navigate the hazardous terrain. You must keep your wits about you, as the   caves hold many dangers. Scalding steam vents, venomous bats and the avenging   spirits of old spelunkers lurk in every corner of this massive labyrinth!
ATTACK OF THE FRIDAY MONSTERS! A TOKYO TALE™
(LEVEL-5)
Nintendo 3DS
(Download)
Nintendo eShop from 18/7/13 €7.99
(£7.19)
Game Description: Step into the life of Sohta, the young son of   a family that has just set up a dry cleaners shop in the idyllic town of Fuji no Hana. In his   interactions with the town’s unique residents, episodic mysteries are   revealed that portend to the strange events surrounding the appearance of a   giant monster every Friday. And finally, when Friday evening falls, the giant   monster will appear right before your eyes!
Robot Rescue 3D
(Teyon)
Nintendo 3DS
(Download)
Nintendo eShop from 18/7/13 €2.99
(£2.69)
Game Description: Guide trapped robots through treacherous   passages, staying clear of paralyzing electrical circuits and sliding past   sleeping mines! Interact with tiles to open doors and repaint your dopey   robots different colours in order for them to escape through the right exit.   Be warned! Each and every robot shares linked controls generating totally   synchronized movements for an even wackier escape plan! This latest edition   to the Robot Rescue franchise brings together a MEGA pack containing levels   from previous releases and additional, never before seen stages!
THE “DENPA” MEN 2: Beyond the Waves Demo
(Genius Sonority)
Nintendo 3DS
(Download)
Nintendo eShop from 18/7/13 Free
Game Description: The Denpa Men are mysterious little creatures   that float around radio waves. They all have their own
territories. You can’t see them with   the naked eye, but you can use your Nintendo 3DS™ to find them and catch   them. In this RPG, you can form a team of the Denpa Men you caught and take   them on an exciting adventure across the world, in order to save the hero’s   family. If you played the previous game, you’ll be able to transfer your hero   and to bring all of your friends from the previous game into this one!
Fashion Tycoon
(MSL)
Nintendo 3DS
(Download)
Nintendo eShop from 18/7/13 €4.99
(£4.49)
Nintendo DSi
(DSiWare)
DSi Shop from 18/7/13 500 Points
Game Description: Lilly was a dreamy girl, whose great ambition   was to go to the fashion city of Paris and become a   successful fashion designer. One day the Fashion Fairy appeared and granted   Lilly the power to collect all the design
inspirations of others to create   fabulous fashion items, but on one condition: that she make it to Paris within 45 days!
Rabi Lady 2
(Agetec)
Nintendo 3DS
(Download)
Nintendo eShop from 18/7/13 €1.99
(£1.79)
Nintendo DSi
(DSiWare)
DSi Shop from 18/7/13 200 Points
Game Description: The eccentric Queen of Wonderland has ordered   her loyal feline minions to capture Alice and Rabi and bring them to her   twisted realm. Rabi Laby 2 is the next episode in this action-puzzle series.   Trapped in a dark realm, they must stick together and collaborate to evade   treacherous pitfalls and cunning devices, while escaping from various stages.
The Smurfs™ 2
(Ubisoft)
Wii U
(Disc/Download)
Nintendo eShop from 18/7/13 €39.99
(£31.99)
Game Description: One of the summer’s top animated films is now   a video game! The evil wizard Gargamel has created the Naughties, and   together they travel to Smurf Village, kidnap Smurfette,   and imprison her in Paris. It’s now up to Papa   Smurf and friends to travel from the Enchanted Forest, through the streets of   New York, into Paris, and everywhere in between to save the day and bring   Smurfette home safe!

Special offers

Platform Price* Available on
Puddle™
(Neko Entertainment)
Wii U
(Download)
€4.99, was €9.99
(£4.49, was £8.99)
Nintendo eShop from 18/7/13 until 01/8/2013 (23:59 CEST)
Fractured Soul
(Endgame Studios)
Nintendo 3DS
(Download)
€4.99, was €7.99
(£4.49, was £7.19)
Nintendo eShop from 18/7/13 until 01/8/2013 (23:59 local time)

Permanent Price Reduction

Platform Price Available
Virtue’s Last Reward
(Rising Star Games)
Nintendo 3DS
(Card/Download)
€24.99, was €40.00
(£19.99, was £30.00)
Nintendo eShop from 18/7/13

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